Body Counts Talk and Roundtable Discussion with Sean Strub

Sero ProjectThe UNC Program in Sexuality Studies is sponsoring two events with Sean Strub, founder of POZ Magazine and executive director of the Sero Project.

Thursday, September 11th, 5 pm and 7 pm

Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, UNC-CH Campus

Parking: Bell Tower Parking Deck directly behind the Stone Center for free after 5pm

Both events are free and open to the public

• 5pm: Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival, book reading and signing with author, Sean Strub, at the Bull’s Head Bookshop in the Student Stores Building, UNC-CH

• 7pm: Roundtable Discussion with Sean Strub: “The Politics of HIV and AIDS, Then and Now”

Panel participants include:
-Karen Booth, faculty, Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC-CH
-Richard Cante, faculty, Communication Studies and Director, Program in Sexuality Studies, UNC-CH
-Carolyn McAllaster, Duke University School of Law, Duke AIDS Legal Project, and Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative

Sean Strub is the founder of POZ Magazine, executive director of the Sero Project, a US-based network of people with HIV combating criminalization and is the author of Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival (Scribner 2014). A longtime activist and HIV survivor, he was the first openly HIV positive person to run for the U.S. Congress, produced the off-Broadway hit The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me and from 2010-2012 co-chaired the North American affiliate of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+/NA).